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FOX
Aug 26, 2013 12:00pm PDT
take a look at it. and i will certainly not hesitate to call president obama if i think we need more than we have. >> it's unreal. >> reporter: from the air you can get a sense of how big the fire has grown. this is new video from a national guard plane. the fire has grown to 150,000 acres of forestland. more than 4,000 homes and other buildings are in danger still and firefighters are also working to save two giant sequoia growths. >> those trees were up to 2,000 years old. we have the crews trying to save them. we'll backburn through them. put in sprinkler systems. >> reporter: the rim fire moved in to yosemite park over the weekend. although firefighters don't believe the fire will reach the valley itself. the bigger concern is controlling the southern and when edges of the fire to stop it -- western edges of the fire to stop it from spreading to other communities. >> there's a lot of folks that live up here. we're putting a lot of effort to keep the fire as far away as we can. >> reporter: meanwhile san francisco's ter supply is in jeopardy. flames are still moving toward hetch h
CBS
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
.com/bridge. >>> sources in the barack obama administration say the u.s. is prepairing for possible u.s. military action against syria. that is after suspected chemical weapon a tack killed hundreds of civilians including women and children. the united nations will investigate if poisonous gases were used. a warning it will be difficult to watch. >> reporter: they are saying there is little doubt they used chemical forces. the attack last wednesday killed more than 300 people including wednesday and children. after days of pressure and meetings with united nation's representatives, syrian's government agreed to let u.n. experts inspect the site of the attack. the information administrator says they never used chemical weapon. the united nation's team will begin a fact finding mission to determine if gases were used but the united states is concern today is too late. u.s. officials argue days of heavy bombing around the area likely destroyed evidence of a chemical attack. the defense secretary says that president barack obama is considering a u.s. riresponsibility. >> president barack obama has asked th
CBS
Aug 26, 2013 4:30am PDT
latest from the "timesaver traffic" center. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> sources in the obama administration say the u.s. is preparing for possible military action in syria after a suspected chemical weapons attack outside damascus killed hundreds of civilians. marlie hall reports today the united nations will begin investigating whether poisonous gases. a warning, some images may be difficult to watch. >>> reporter: white house officials say there is little doubt syrian forces used chemical weapons to attack civilians in the suburbs of damascus. aid groups say the alleged attack last wednesday killed more than 300 people including women and children. after days of pressure and meetings with united nations representatives, sunday the syrian government agreed to let u.n. experts inspect the site of the alleged attack. syria's information minister says, the regime of president bashar assad has never used chemical weapons. the united nations team will begin a factfinding monday to determine if poisonous gases were used. but the united states is concerned it's too late. u.s. offic
NBC
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
were killed. >> obama we need your help! >> reporter: outside the white house, demonstrators called on president obama to halt the bloodshed in syria. u.s. officials say there's little doubt chemical weapons were used last week in an attack that killed hundreds, leaving the president to consider plans for a possible military strike. >> we are prered to exercise whatever option, if he decides to employ one of those options. >> reporter: as the white house spent the weekend lining up support from other world power, syria finally agreed to let u.n. inspectors see the attack site on monday. the area has been shelved for the last five day, likely destroying evidence. >> i think we will respond in a surge callaway. >> reporter: though some are calls for action, few want boots on the ground. >> something that gets their attention, that causes them to yuptd stand that we are not going to put up with this kind of activity. >> reporter: the navy has four destroyers in the mediterranean, missiles ready to fire at the president's order. brian moore, nbc news, washington. >>> many people in isra
ABC
Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
would set the middle east ablaze. president obama is looking at different ways to respond to the crisis. >> bay area soldier set to receive a rare honor bestowed on the bravest service members. tomorrow president obama will award the medal of honor to staff sergeant ty carter of antioch. the army says he was serving in afghanistan in 2009 when he went above the call of duty. he retrieved supplies for soldiers while his company was under attack by more than 200 taliban fighters. sergeant carter will be the fifth living recipient of the medal of honor for actions in iraq or afghanistan. >>> ahead rivalry on the water. get ready for the ultimate sailing grudge match as the u.s. learns its challenger in the quest for the america's cup. >>> taking a peek outside, a little humid out there. leigh glasser will tell us if there's any warming. >>> and more with what's up? >> we'll have more on the fierce winds and the state of department. also too little too late, that message from the u.s. to syria tonight. is the u.s. preparing to take major action now. and would you spend up to 35 grand to att
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 11:00am PDT
jumping. [ male announcer ] helping you -- now that's what's important to us. >> president obama is about to award staff sergeant ty carter the nation's highest military on at the white house. originally from antioch, staff sergeant carter is receiving the medal for his courageous actions in afghanistan in october of 2009 when he braved enemy fire a half dozen times to carry injured soldiers to medical ail and deliver ammunition all during a firefight with the taliban. carter is only the 5th living recipient of the medal of honor awarded for service in iraq and afghanistan. he is a father of three. we are waiting for the president to approach the podium. we are streaming the ceremony, live, right now, on our website at abc7news.com. >> we are also following developing news from syria where u.n. people say snipers have spot at their teams several times to inspect the use of chemical weapons on rebel for thes. activists claim 1,300 people were killed last wednesday. syria denies they used the poison but a senior white house official says there is very little doubt. >> happening now in texas
FOX
Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
to ban certain internet postings. >>> and the conflict in syria is growing tonight. now president obama and the secretary of defense are speaking out. [ marco ] i'm a student at devry university. and this is my home team. this is my large lecture hall. this is my professor. and also my coach. this is my booster club. this is the guy who's graduating ready for a great career in technology. [ male announcer ] in 2012, 90% of devry university grads actively seeking employment had careers in their field in 6 months. find your career success in the bay area. learn how at devry.edu. >>> we have a little microphone problem here heather. we have an update ton breaking news we brought you at the top of the newscast. police now say the youngest victim is an 8-year-old girl. police found three other victims, a man, 3 women and a 12-year-old. happened on 104th avenue near graphion street. >>> the crisis in syria and the alleged use of chemical weapons by the sirian government. the deputy foreign minister said u.s. inspectors will be allowed into the country. said the sirian government has poisoned
NBC
Aug 25, 2013 9:00pm PDT
and slide show from photos marking a 50th anniversary. president obama plans to mark the moment by giving a speech this wepds from the very same steps dr. king did 50 years ago. >>> still do come, they once worked in the vineyards, now they have their own. hear the bay area proud stories of success. ♪ ♪ turn around ♪ every now and then i get a little bit hungry ♪ ♪ and there's nothing really good around ♪ ♪ turn around ♪ every now and then i get a little bit tired ♪ ♪ of living off the taste of the air ♪ ♪ turn around, barry ♪ i finally found the right snack ♪ ♪ ♪ i finally found the right snack ♪ try new fiber one peanut butter protein bars. >>> when you hear the words cultural festival, you probably imagine something quite different from the japan expo which is wrapping up today in santa clara. >>> okay, consider yourselves officially welcome. we're a celebration mainly through pop culture. this is our fist meeting where we've been running our show in paris for 14 years. >> the bay area was the first choice where promoters say the response has been so g
NBC
Aug 26, 2013 4:30am PDT
president obama at 11:00. in 2009, 300 insurgents attacked a remote army post in afghanistan. carter fought back and risked his life to save a soldier pinned down by enemy fire. the 33-year-old is just one of about a dozen people who served in iraq and afghanistan who have been awarded the military's highest honor for service. he currently lives in washington with his family. >>> a brand new week means more kids and college students heading back to school. this morning students resuming classes at west valley junior and san francisco state. cal welcoming students back to campus today as well. classes will start there on thursday. also starting school, redwood city school district, pleasanton unified, oakland unified, berryessa union in san jose and luther burbank also in san jose. >> a couple weeks everyone will be back. >> full steam ahead. >> everyone getting up and dressed and ready. what should you wear? let's check in with meteorologist christina loren. >> another beautiful day in the bay area. i do want to report that it's going to be a busy day at our local airports with flight delay
KRON
Aug 25, 2013 8:00pm PDT
of oklahoma's message to president obama. in the wake of the tragedy. >> brian: lots of sunshine, with your full forecast, coming up. >> brian: it turned out to be a pretty nice day around the bay. for tonight, a mixture of clouds. this is a view from the bay bridge. the fog has moved into the inland valleys. most of those areas will be near livermore and towards the north bay. and the south- bay. sunshine. temperatures are going to be pretty nice. here is the satellite. most of this rain fell well to the north. with this tropical system over mexico. near arizona and utah. however some of these clouds are going to be impacting our skies. they will just decorate our sky. here is fog tracker at midnight tonight. it is pressing into the inland valleys. and we will watch these clouds clear relatively quickly. between seven and 10:00 a.m. some clearing and look for mostly clear. i think that we could have a good period of decent clearing. temperatures in the much of the south-bay. san jose, making it to 80 degrees. low 80s in san jose, evergreen the, the warmest places will be the east bay valle
CBS
Aug 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
weapons attack, the investigation to figure out whether it was really poisonous gas. >> president obama has asked the defense department to prepare options. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> he takes a home run away -- >> good morning, everyone. it's monday, august 26. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 on the nose right now. we have some new developments this morning on the "rim" fire up in the sierra foothills. it's now one of the biggest fires in california history and is threatening more communities there. some new mandatory evacuations as well as evacuation warnings and advisories ordered yesterday. nearly 225 square miles have already burned. the fire is only 7% contained. the fire has burned the tuolumne family camp owned by the city of berkeley. the camp was evacuated last tuesday along with other camps in the area. fire is still burning along both sides of highway 120. that road remains closed outside of groveland. crews are making significant progress though on the southwestern edge
CBS
Aug 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
out whether it was really poisonous gas. >> president obama has asked the defense department to prepare options. >> reporter: from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> good morning. monday has arrived. it's august 26. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. we're following several developing stories as you wake up this morning. the bay bridge closes in just two days to put the finishing touches on the new eastern span before it opens to the public. the five-day closure begins wednesday night so other bay area bridges and roads will get crowded. >>> today u.n. everyone inspectors will begin -- united nations inspectors will begin an investigation of chemical weapons outside damascus. independent analysts say more than 300 people died last week from toxic gas. rebel forces blame government troops a claim the governor denies. >>> the wildfire near yosemite national park is burning out of control. flames are jumping from treetop to treetop. "rim" fire
KRON
Aug 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
: today, president obama will present the medal of honor to a soldier from antioch. army staff sgt ty carter was with his unit when he came under attack by television and surgeons in afghanistan in october 2009. carter ran a gauntlet of heavy fire to get much needed ammunition to his unit. the names of the eight soldiers died in the attack are engraved on a still ben carter wears on his wrist. we will carry the ceremony which happened shortly after 11 this morning on our 247 news channel comcast on 93 after me live on our web site kron4 dot com. we'll give you an update later on site kron4 dot com. we'll give you an update later on today. unbelievable. shhhhh! in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet. yeah, our babysitter didn't have a million ways to serve mom up on a silver platter. we had to count sheep to fall asleep. and i always worried that i was creating an overcrowded sheep farm. in my head... never looked like that farmer took proper care of those sheep. too much? a little. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high spe
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >>> now to the crisis of syria. u.n. inspectors fired on this morning as the obama administration ramps up plans for a military strike after concluding the assad regime almost certainly used chemical weapons against its own people. abc's martha raddatz has been reporting all week from the region and she joins us from cairo now. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. the u.s. is more convinced than ever before that this was a chemical attack and it is now up to president obama to decide what to do. the images, the evidence gathered in the attack have prompted this morning the u.s. secretary of state to issue the strongest statement to date, john kerry, saying the u.s. has very little doubt that a chemical weapon was used by the syrian regime last week killing hundreds or as many as a thousand syrian civilians. in the region this morning, possible options for a response are being discussed. the u.s. chairman of the joint chiefs and head of central command holding meetings with counterparts from across the region in amman. u.s. navy destroyers and submarines are now position
KRON
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >> an ohio hospital is appealing for guardianship of 18 year-old obamas gira 10 y. otherwise, the hospital says the group will die. 10 year- old sarah hershberger and her parents have decided to stop her chemotherapy. she was diagnosed leukemia and t-cell lymphoma deal back in april. her parents initially consented to chemo, but after just six weeks that ordered the doctors to stop. her doctors say that the hospitals at the committee pleaded with them to resume the treatment. >> her family is advocating for what they think is her best interests. however, it is our obligation to do what ethically and legally right by the child. >> according to court records her parents " believed the chemotherapy was killing her. " the court also receive a note from sarah stating " please allow my parents take care of me. i feel like running and playing and working again. " on july 31st, an ohio judge denied the hospital's application for guardianship. the hospital is now appealing that decision. >> to uc-davis neurologist who infected brain cancer patients with bowel and bacteria in an unsuccessful effort
NBC
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
and the arab world. a big test for president obama. >> it's the credibility of the united states. if we're not willing to punish regimes that violate international law. if we're not willing to act on our own red lines then no other country, friend or foe, will take us seriously. >> the pentagon has it's target list ready for limited air strikes. nothing is imminent but this is moving very, very quickly. back to you, savannah. >>> andrea mitchell, thank you very much. republican senator bob corker of tennessee is the ranking member on the foreign relations committee. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah, good to be with you. >> good to be with you as well. my first question is is u.s. credibility really on the line here? if your mind, is military action now required, no longer an option? >> well, savannah, i do think that the administration feels like that there's no question chemicals were used. i think they're rallying support around our nato allies. hopefully they'll come to congress with an authorization as soon as we get back. i think action is going to occur. i think we r
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
a rare honor, president obama today will award the medal of honor to staff sergeant from antioch. the army says he was serving in afghanistan in 2009 with the 4th infantry division when he went way above the call of duty and retrieved supplies if fellow soldiers while the understand was under attack by 200 taliban fighters and the sergeant is the 5th living recipient of the medal of honor for anxiouses in iraq or in afghanistan. >> now, mike nicco. >> good morning, everyone, thought we would start with the temperatures on the peninsula, it is homogenized. foster city is 62 and redwood city is 63 and palo alto is the warm spot at 64 degrees. everyone is in the low-to-mid 60's but santa rosa and novato and antioch at 59. we have live more and san jose at 64 and mountain view the warmer spots and san francisco is 60's and oakland and hayward and concord at 62. here is the day planner, we have minor drizzle, not a big deal, but it is out there. minor drizzle through 7:00, and temperatures are not moving at all. by 90 clouds back to the coast and 62. 66 around the bay and 74 inland. b
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
to be awarded the medal of honor from president obama. the 33-year-old staff sergeant learned last month he was chosen to receive the highest military honor. three years ago in afghanistan he braved enemy fire, twice, to save a fellow soldier. >> the burning man festival is underway today in the nevada desert and it could be the biggest one in the 30--year history after the maximum newspaper of people allows rode from 50,000 to 68,000 taking place in the black rock desert 9. >> check out this picture from take law to you cannot see from one side to the other because of the smoke being so thick. as far as what we are dealing with at home we will have sunshine by noon everywhere but for the coast and temperatures erupting from 62 at the coast to 86 inland. >> seven, a look at the bay bridge toll plaza an accident in and the number one lane is cleared but we have delays arm from berkeley as we go to the map we have this problem in san francisco, northbound 101 causing a pinch in the commute with one lane blocked and slow traffic coming away from the 280 extension. >> a little pinch? like that.
FOX
Aug 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> happening today president obama will recognize a soldier from the bay area. ty carter will receive the medal of honor. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom carter is credited with risking his life to save a fellow soldier. >> reporter: carter jumped boo action when taliban attacked. the army says carter killed enemy troops, resupplied ammunition to american fighters, provided first aid, and risked his own life to save an injured fighter. he has mixed emotions about receiving the medal of honor. it is great honor but getting the award means he was in a situation where fellow brothers were suffering and dying around him. he did everything he could to preconvenient further loss. >> i a grateful for all those i fought with that day. >> reporter: by receiving the medal of honor he becomes nondeployable but he does have plans to continue helping fellow soldiers. i'm working on that story for you at 7:15. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> basketball star lamar odom of the los angeles clippers is being reported as missing this morning. tmz reports no o
NBC
Aug 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
staff sergeant ty carter of antioch will receive the medal of honor from president obama at 11:00. in 2009, 300 insurgents attacked a remote army post in afghanistan. carter fought back and risked his life to save an injured soldier pinned down by enemy fire. the 33-year-old is just one of about a dozen people who served in iraq and afghanistan who have been awarded the military's highest honor for service. he currently lives in washington with his family. >>> a former child psychiatrist from san mateo who pleaded no contest to nol lefting boys during exams in the 1990s set to be sentenced this morning. william ayers charged with nine counts of lewd acts on a child under the age of 14 for allegedly touching five boys inappropriately during counseling sessions. he pleaded no contest back in may. some of his alleged victims are expected to testify during sentencing today. >>> 5:46. police in san leandro asking for help finding an elderly man missing for nearly 24 hours. this is a photo of 81-year-old adolfo portavez who was last seen sunday morning about 7:00. police say he's an
FOX
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
's the second soldier to receive the medal of honor. president obama recognized staff sergeant clint romoshay in federal budget. pentagon leaders don't usually send recipients back into harm's day. carter wants to continue his service in wounded warriors u flits. he wants had -- units. he wants to share his struggles he's endured. back to you. >>> and the marine corps will let women take part in training and when they finish the training, they won't finish for two years. but this opens up a defense decision this year to repeal the rules to women serving in combat roles. >>> our continuing coverage of the fires burning up and down the state. right now more than 8300 firefighters are battling nearly 400 square miles of wildfire. six wildfires burning over the weekend. as of fire that's burning near yosemite park is by far the largest. about 15 minutes ago, we learned that the rim fire has burned 149,000 acres. reporter dominic is in tuolumne city. and that's where the firefighters are focusing their efforts today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i guess you can start calling this the b
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